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Katherine Mealing

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Id:ICR-9437

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1965

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Katherine Mealing'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.238, Reg. No.794: A chance seedling that first bloomed 1946. Originated by Dr & Mrs H.G. Mealing, North Augusta, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is upright, medium in rate with thin, light green leaves. Flower is light to deep red, peony, similar to Buddy Boy except that it has more short petaloids, making a full, heavy flower. It measures 12.5 cm across x 5 cm deep. Blooms mid-season.
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